Flights from London Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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Returns from £182.06

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If you are looking to fly from London Heathrow to Istanbul Airport you will find there are 12 airliners who offer this route. These include LATAM Airlines, Icelandair, RwandAir, Avianca, British Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada, Sichuan Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, IndiGo and Turkish Airlines. The flight time is approximately 3 Hours 44 Minutes.

The most expensive flight prices are typically at weekends and daytime flights. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. The ticket prices for most airliners will increase the closer you get the departure date, so as soon as you know the date you will travel you should book your flights.

On arriving at Istanbul Airport please note the time difference, the time zone at Istanbul Airport is 2.0 GMT compared to 0.0 GMT at London Heathrow.

For a full summary of all the airliners that fly from London Heathrow to Istanbul Airport, please see the table below.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines766769700:1523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Sichuan Airlines766768400:1523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Pakistan International Airlines766768400:1523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
IndiGo766768400:1523:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Air Canada544445300:1522:30VIEW FLIGHTS
United Airlines444444304:0522:30VIEW FLIGHTS
British Airways332323300:2518:55VIEW FLIGHTS
American Airlines332323300:2519:15VIEW FLIGHTS
Avianca222222200:1522:30VIEW FLIGHTS
RwandAir222222106:3517:15VIEW FLIGHTS
LATAM Airlines111111122:3022:30VIEW FLIGHTS
Icelandair111111104:0522:30VIEW FLIGHTS

Turkish Airlines is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 48 a week with times that vary between 00:15 and 23:55.

To book your flight you can visit Turkish Airlines on their website thy.com. You will find up to date information on availability and the latest discounts.

Flight times for the route are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
00:25
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7126
01:00
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7236
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5934
Turkish AirlinesTK1934
IndiGo6E4322
10:40
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
11:25
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7204
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
13:20
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA688
13:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1990
16:40
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
British AirwaysBA676
IndiGo6E4319
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6919
Air CanadaAC6700
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5980
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
RwandAirWB1270
IndiGo6E4053
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA680
19:15
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7214
19:35
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7210
Air CanadaAC6706
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5990
IndiGo6E4314
22:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Air CanadaAC6702
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
AviancaAV6616
IndiGo6E4051
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6921
Air CanadaAC6708
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
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Tuesday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
00:30
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7126
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Air CanadaAC6702
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
AviancaAV6616
IndiGo6E4051
06:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
10:45
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA676
11:25
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
12:55
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7214
16:40
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
16:45
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6919
Sichuan Airlines3U7204
Air CanadaAC6700
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5980
RwandAirWB1270
IndiGo6E4053
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
British AirwaysBA680
18:50
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA688
22:25
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6921
Air CanadaAC6708
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
IndiGo6E4319
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7234
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5932
Turkish AirlinesTK1932
IndiGo6E4321
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Wednesday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
00:25
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA680
04:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
06:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
11:25
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6919
Sichuan Airlines3U7204
Air CanadaAC6700
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
RwandAirWB1270
IndiGo6E4053
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
16:35
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
British AirwaysBA676
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5980
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
American AirlinesAA7126
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7236
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5934
Turkish AirlinesTK1934
IndiGo6E4322
22:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Air CanadaAC6702
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
AviancaAV6616
IndiGo6E4051
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6921
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
Air CanadaAC6708
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
IndiGo6E4319
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Thursday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
00:25
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA680
01:00
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7236
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5934
Turkish AirlinesTK1934
IndiGo6E4322
06:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
10:10
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
16:10
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA676
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6919
Sichuan Airlines3U7204
Air CanadaAC6700
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5980
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
RwandAirWB1270
IndiGo6E4053
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
18:35
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7126
18:55
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7214
British AirwaysBA688
22:25
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Air CanadaAC6702
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
AviancaAV6616
IndiGo6E4051
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6921
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
Air CanadaAC6708
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
IndiGo6E4319
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7234
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5932
Turkish AirlinesTK1932
IndiGo6E4321
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Friday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
00:30
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7126
10:40
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
16:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
British AirwaysBA676
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6919
Sichuan Airlines3U7204
Air CanadaAC6700
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5980
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
RwandAirWB1270
IndiGo6E4053
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
18:40
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA680
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7236
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5934
Turkish AirlinesTK1934
IndiGo6E4322
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
United AirlinesUA6921
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
Air CanadaAC6702
Air CanadaAC6708
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
AviancaAV6616
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
IndiGo6E4051
IndiGo6E4319
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Saturday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
00:35
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA680
01:00
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7236
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5934
Turkish AirlinesTK1934
IndiGo6E4322
04:20
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Air CanadaAC6702
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
AviancaAV6616
IndiGo6E4051
06:15
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
06:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
11:25
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6919
Air CanadaAC6700
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5980
RwandAirWB1270
IndiGo6E4053
12:15
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA676
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
13:20
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7210
Air CanadaAC6706
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5990
IndiGo6E4314
17:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7204
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7126
19:05
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7214
British AirwaysBA688
19:25
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1990
20:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6289
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6921
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
Air CanadaAC6708
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
IndiGo6E4319
23:55
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7234
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5932
Turkish AirlinesTK1932
IndiGo6E4321
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Sunday
00:15
AirlineFlight  No
Sichuan Airlines3U7202
Air CanadaAC6704
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5972
AviancaAV6618
IndiGo6E4323
00:25
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7126
04:05
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6920
Sichuan Airlines3U7206
Air CanadaAC6702
IcelandairFI7001
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5984
AviancaAV6616
IndiGo6E4051
05:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK6289
06:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1988
11:25
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1980
11:45
AirlineFlight  No
British AirwaysBA676
12:35
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6922
Sichuan Airlines3U7238
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5988
RwandAirWB1274
IndiGo6E4052
17:45
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA6613
18:30
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1972
British AirwaysBA680
18:50
AirlineFlight  No
American AirlinesAA7214
British AirwaysBA688
19:35
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1990
22:30
AirlineFlight  No
United AirlinesUA6921
Sichuan Airlines3U7208
Air CanadaAC6708
Pakistan International AirlinesPK5986
Turkish AirlinesTK1984
Turkish AirlinesTK1986
LATAM AirlinesLA5670
IndiGo6E4319
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If you are flexible on the airport you depart from, then there are other airports that offer direct flights to Istanbul Airport. You can see full details of these below.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Birmingham to Istanbul 03 Hours 52 Minutes
London Gatwick to Istanbul 03 Hours 42 Minutes
Luton to Istanbul 03 Hours 45 Minutes
Manchester to Istanbul 03 Hours 57 Minutes

Before you book your flights make sure you your passport is valid and preferably has at least 6 months or more left before it expires. To renew your passport it can take several weeks to renew and with many airliners flights are not refundable.

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Flight Price FAQ - London (LHR) to Istanbul (IST)

DIRECT British Airways
What is the cheapest direct flight one way from London LHR to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from London LHR to Istanbul IST is £95.78 ($121 €113.29)
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DIRECT Turkish Airlines
What is the cheapest direct return flight from London LHR to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from London LHR to Istanbul IST is £182.06 ($230 €215.34)
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Flight Info FAQ - London (LHR) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from London to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from London (LHR) to Istanbul (IST): Air Canada, American Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Icelandair, IndiGo, LATAM Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines, RwandAir, Sichuan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines.
How far is the flight from London to Istanbul?
The flight from London to Istanbul is 2,488KM or 1,546 miles.
How long does the flight from London to Istanbul to take?
The flight from London to Istanbul takes 3 Hours 44 Minutes.

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